In scorched UK, source of River Thames dries up

At the end of a dusty track in southwest England where the River Thames usually first emerges from the ground, there is currently scant sign of any moisture at all.

Purple-crowned fairy wrens exhibiting unusual breeding behaviour

What gets birds in the mood to knock feathers? It's the unexpected question ecologists and researchers in central Kimberley have been faced with after witnessing an increase in purple-crowned fairy wrens breeding outside ...

Excessive salts in the soil removed with gypsum, organic matter

Wheat and rice farming on the vast Indo-Gangetic plains, affected by excessive salts in the soil, can be cost-effectively improved by treatment with gypsum and organic manure followed by sowing with salt-tolerant crop varieties, ...

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